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Bacterial Genetic Recombination via Conjugation Duration: 16:30 0.25 CME
Microbiology / Bacteriology

Learning Objectives

* Key genes involved in bacterial conjugation: Tra gene, mob gene, and OriT gene.

* Function of plasmids in carrying exotoxins and drug resistance genes.

* Structural components of bacteria: pilus, ribosomes, flagellum, capsule, cell wall, plasma membrane, plasmid, and nucleoid chromosome.

* Differentiation between male (F+) and female (F-) bacteria based on plasmid possession.

* Concepts of F prime plasmids and Hfr cells in conjugation.

* Process of conjugation: sex pilus formation, DNA transfer, recircularization, and plasmid replication.


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